Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Doctor Moreau

Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Doctor Moreau

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3.29 Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Doctor Moreau

Following the trail of several corpses seemingly killed by wild animals, Holmes and Watson stumble upon the experiments of Doctor Moreau. 

Moreau, through vivisection and crude genetic engineering is creating animal hybrids, determined to prove the evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin. In his laboratory, hidden among the opium dens of Rotherhithe, Moreau is building an army of 'beast men'. Tired of having his work ignored -- or reviled -- by the British scientific… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

It’s a short tale too, and for me this proved both a strength and a weakness – a strength in that the tale is done and dusted remarkably quickly, a weakness because… well… the tale is over so quickly that the conclusion and ending felt rushed, even brazen, and the fate of one specific genetic mismatch is particularly hard to swallow.

It’s not the best pastiche around but Adams is a natural fit for the world of Sherlock Holmes. He creates interesting stories with well-developed characters and brings a subtle sense of humour to the work.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Titan Books (August 07, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 328 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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